"Many organizations find themselves with outdated, poorly governed and unmanageable toolchains as they scale DevOps initiatives. I&O leaders must adopt three practices discussed in this note to both reduce toolchain-related technical debt and deliver sustainable customer value."
Key findings in this report:
"To scale DevOps initiatives, organizations need enhanced visibility, orchestration, integration and governance management across the DevOps delivery pipeline.
Most organizations, however, create homegrown toolchains, often leveraging the tools beyond their functional design. This not only leads to a fragmented toolchain, but also creates complications when tooling needs to be scaled, replaced or updated.
Developers face challenges and time constraints while maintaining these complex, stand-alone tool siloes, building fragility and technical debt that the I&O leader has to deal with."
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Gartner, Beware the DevOps Toolchain Debt Collector, Published 25 April 2022, By Daniel Betts, Manjunath Bhat, Chris Saunderson, Hassan Ennaciri.
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